Name of qualification Name of qualification: Pomočnik/pomočnica kuharja/kuhariceAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Assistant chef
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 3
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Completed elementary school requirements, and
  • medical certificate with which the candidate demonstrates that no medical impediments exist for obtaining vocational qualifications.
ISCED field Field:
ISCED subfield subfield: hotel, restaurants and catering
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 3
EQF Level: EQF 3

Learning outcomes:

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares, carries out and controls own work,
  • makes rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protects health and the environment,
  • communicates with co-workers,
  • cleans food,
  • prepares food for cold and hot appetizers,
  • prepares soups, soup noodles, additives, stews, side dishes, vegetable dishes and salads,
  • prepares simple desserts,
  • prepares fast food,
  • prepares pizzas, and
  • maintains hygiene and order in the kitchen.


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:

VALIDATION. During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and recognises the catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD. The candidate demonstrates his/her mastery of tasks in a practical exercise. The practical exercise is followed by an oral presentation.


Conditions for obtaining a public document:

A candidate demonstrates the attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.


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